Driver seriously injured after trying to help in winter storm

A man trying to help out another car by towing it in a blinding storm on Hellisheiði in South Iceland was seriously injured when a third car crashed into the second, crushing the man between the car about to be towed and his own car. 

Storms have been hitting the area often this past month. On the day of the accident the road had to be closed off due to the weather and rescue teams were called out to aid drivers stuck in snow. 

The man is recovering in hospital from open bone fractures and other injuries. 

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2 °C

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